Specialty: Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Principles of Manual Medicine

Principles of Manual Medicine is designed for those who have not had any or recent manual medicine clinical exposure. It is a prerequisite course for all other postgraduate manual medicine courses offered by the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Principles of Manual Medicine is a combination of didactic, lectures and “hands-on” experience sufficient … Read More


Advanced Muscle Energy with Clinical Correlations

This course expands upon previous training on the use of muscle contraction as an activating force, particularly Muscle Energy: Level I. A lecture, a demonstration, and small group practice session format will review and enhance the concepts of muscle contraction and its use throughout the musculoskeletal system, including upper extremities and the vertebral column. More … Read More


Exercise Prescription as a Complement to Manual Medicine

This four-day program was developed in 1992 by Mark Bookhout, P.T., based upon the work of Vladimir Janda. This unique course is designed to complement the muscle energy biomechanical model. The exercises taught assist the participant in developing an individualized exercise program based upon the patient’s biomechanical findings and help to maintain the changes made … Read More